Practical Nursing

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Career Cluster:

Health Science

Testing Requirements:

Read:11 Math:11 Lang:11, TEASV (Test of Essential Academic Scores) Minimum 58% AITS

Enrollment Open To:

Adult Students Only

Program Start Dates:

July 2014 (Application deadline April 10, 2014) January 2015 Day Class – (Application deadline September 30, 2014) January 2015 Evening Class – (Application deadline September 30, 2014) July 2015 Day Class – (Application deadline April 10, 2015)

Location:

St. Augustine Main Campus / Palatka Campus

Program Day/Evening:

Day & Evening

What You'll Learn:

  • Care for medical-surgical, oncology patients
  • Communication skills
  • Geriatric care
  • HIV/AIDS education
  • Human growth & development
  • Legal & ethics responsibilities

*FL Board of Nursing Approved

  • Mental health concepts
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology & administration of medications
  • Rehabilitation basics
  • Unpaid clinical experience

Program Hours:

1350

full time enrollment = 12 months, actual months may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Program Estimated Cost:

$6,900

OCP:

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A HSC0003 Basic Healthcare Worker 90
B HCP0121 Nurse Aide and Orderly 75
PRN0091 Practical Nurse (1 of 3) 285
PRN0092 Practical Nurse (2 of 3) 450
PRN0096 Practical Nursing (3 of 3) 450

Employment Opportunities:

  • Doctor offices
  • Home health
  • Hospice
  • Hospitals
  • Long term facility care
  • Nursing Homes
  • Walk-in clinics

Industry Certifications:

Coming Soon!

Starting Salaries:

$38,720
*Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida

Downloads:

Program application: LPN Application 2013-2014

Program costs & book list: Licensed Practical Nursing

Instructor or Department Contact Information:

Name: Debbie Warren

Email: debbie.warren@fctc.edu
Phone:  904-547-3471

Name: Nancy Plumlee

Name: Deonna Mullins

Name: Michael White